Jessie Ralph Movies List

Jessie Ralph
Jessie Ralph
Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA
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Actor Jessie Ralph Filmography

Showing 1 to 10 of 32 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 32 movies
They Met in Bombay
They Met in Bombay ( English )
Artist: Clark Gable , Rosalind Russell , Peter Lorre , Reginald Owen , Jessie Ralph
Director: Clarence Brown
Release date: 27-06-1941
The Lady from Cheyenne
Director: Frank Lloyd
Release date: 11-04-1941
The Bank Dick
The Bank Dick ( English )
Artist: W.C. Fields , Cora Witherspoon , Una Merkel , Evelyn Del Rio , Jessie Ralph
Director: Edward F. Cline
Music Director: Charles Previn , Bernard B. Brown
Release date: 29-11-1940
I Want a Divorce
I Want a Divorce ( English )
Director: Ralph Murphy
Release date: 20-09-1940
Drums Along the Mohawk
Director: John Ford
Release date: 03-11-1939
The Kid From Texas
The Kid From Texas ( English )
Artist: Dennis O'Keefe , Florence Rice , John Hubbard , Jessie Ralph , Buddy Ebsen
Director: S. Sylvan Simon , Gilbert Kurland
Music Director: William Axt , Douglas Shearer , Jack Virgil , Paul Marquardt
Release date: 14-04-1939
St. Louis Blues
St. Louis Blues ( English )
Artist: Dorothy Lamour , Lloyd Nolan , Tito Guízar , Jerome Cowan , Jessie Ralph
Director: Raoul Walsh , Joe Lefert
Music Director: Charles Bradshaw
Release date: 03-02-1939
Four Girls in White
Four Girls in White ( English )
Release date: 27-01-1939
Hold That Kiss
Hold That Kiss ( English )
Director: Edwin L. Marin , Dolph Zimmer
Music Director: Edward Ward
Release date: 13-05-1938
Double Wedding
Double Wedding ( English )
Artist: William Powell , Myrna Loy , Florence Rice , John Beal , Jessie Ralph
Director: Richard Thorpe , Robert A. Golden
Music Director: Edward Ward
Release date: 15-10-1937
Showing 1 to 10 of 32 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 32 movies

Jessie Ralph Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jessie Ralph (born Jessie Ralph Chambers, November 5, 1864 – May 30, 1944) was an American stage and screen actress, best known for her matronly roles in many classic motion pictures. She was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts, in 1864. She made her acting debut in 1880, at the age of sixteen. She made it to Broadway, where George M. Cohan cast her in many of his musicals, but she also excelled at dramatic roles. Although she made her Hollywood debut in 1916, in a motion picture career that would eventually span 25 years, she only became a permanent Hollywood actress in 1933. She was nearly 70 at this time, so her roles were limited to matronly roles, but her expertise at stealing scenes captured the imagination of cinema-goers of the time. Her best-known roles are as Greta Garbo's maid in Camille, as W.C. Fields' battle-axe of a mother-in-law in The Bank Dick, as Myrna Loy's supercilious aunt Katherine in After the Thin Man, and as Nurse Peggotty in David Copperfield. She starred in 55 movies altogether, 52 between 1933 and 1941. Jessie Ralph retired from Hollywood in 1941, after her leg was amputated. She died four years later in her home town of Gloucester at the age of 79. She was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Gloucester, Massachusetts.

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